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Last Updated: January 19, 2021

This Day in Sports History (1/17/2021 – (1/23/2021)

Introduction

January 17th, 1971

  • In Super Bowl V the Baltimore Colts defeated the Dallas Cowboys 16 to 13 in Miami, Florida.

January 18th, 1976

  • In Super Bowl X the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 21 to 17 in Miami, Florida.

January 19th, 1977

  • Ernie Banks is elected in to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

January 20th, 1980

  • In Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 31 to 19.

January 21st, 1922

  • The first slalom ski race run ever takes place in Mürren, Switzerland.

January 22nd, 1973

  • George Foreman TKO’s Joe Frazier in the second round to gain the heavyweight boxing title.

January 23rd, 1950

  • NFL rule changes allow for a two platoon system. One for offense and the other for defense.

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